From left, Joseph Connors, Joan Connors, Ann and Bill Clayton. Joseph will graduate from Polk State on Dec. 17. He is the third generation of his family to graduate from the College.

Family Sees Third Generation Graduate from Polk State College

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From left, Joseph Connors, Joan Connors, Ann and Bill Clayton. Joseph will graduate from Polk State on Dec. 17. He is the third generation of his family to graduate from the College.

  For the Clayton-Connors clan, Polk State is a family tradition. This week, Joseph Connors, 19, graduates with his Associate in Arts degree. In doing so becomes the third generation of his family to graduate…

Emilio Roman will participate in Polk State's 113th graduation thanks to Sasha Syboodeen, who is letting him borrow her cap and gown.

Friendship Makes Graduate’s Walk Across the Stage Possible

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Emilio Roman will participate in Polk State's 113th graduation thanks to Sasha Syboodeen, who is letting him borrow her cap and gown.

At each commencement ceremony, Polk State President Eileen Holden thanks the graduates’ friends and family members. Without these people, the moms and dads, brothers and sisters, coaches and neighbors, the graduates would have surely struggled.…

Jim Patton (R) and Polk State Biology Professor Dr. Tony Rizzo

25 Years Later, A Phone Call Reunites a Surgeon and a Patient

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Jim Patton (R) and Polk State Biology Professor Dr. Tony Rizzo

Two days before Veterans Day, Polk State Biology Professor Dr. Tony Rizzo’s office phone rang. He was about to head into class. He didn’t have much time to spare. But he picked it up anyway.…

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